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LeBron James passed Wilt Chamberlain for fifth place on the NBA’s all-time scoring list Wednesday night against the Portland Trail Blazers.

The “King” finished the game with 44 points (his first 40-point game of the season) and now has 31,425 career points. James added 10 rebounds and nine assists in the Los Angeles’ victory over the Blazers at Staples Center (126-117).